Meet the Staff

Our mission is to inspire students to develop a love of learning, and empower them with the skills and knowledge to become confident, optimistic, and socially responsible citizens. We are committed to providing a positive bilingual learning environment that promotes cross-cultural awareness, academic success, and strive to enrich the lives of our students as they participate in an increasingly global society.


Classroom Teacher


Roland has a broad range of experience in education working with pre-k-5th grade students in China and U.S. When attended Institute of photography, Roland was passionate about teaching special students art through her college. Certified through the American Montessori Society(AMS) program, Roland is true believer in hands-on learning and integrating the Montessori Method and Mindfulness in her work. Roland is a certified children yoga teacher through training with MMY’ program in Los Angeles.

Her past work experience include designing activities include arts and crafts, age-appropriate physical skill-building activities for Adventure plex camp, providing childcare for BCHD Health& Fitness Clubhouse, teaching in South Bay Montessori School, teaching Chinese in Oneplus Chinese Learning Center. She has developed ECE planning, Montessori curriculum implementation, oversight, and leadership development practices that have been emulated throughout the US and internationally. 

Classroom Teacher


Classroom Teacher

Syracuse University

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Mechanical Engineering, Minor in Mathematics and Energy System, 2013 - 2017

Syracuse University

Masters of Science (M.S.) Mechanical Engineering 2017 - 2018

Design engineer in Syracuse University Formula SAE team (2015-2018). 3D design for bodywork, suspension system, intake/exhaust system, pedal shifter.

Lead Product development Engineer in ERAVANT, Inc. (2019-2020) In charge of microwave frequency antennas, 5G waveguide components, testing equipment's, and military grade radar development.

High School Varsity Tennis Team Captain in Thornton Academy, Maine (2012)

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Hans is a mechanical engineer and an experienced STEAM teacher who has expertise in Minecraft Education, LEGO, ROBOTIC, and CODING.

In the past year, Hans helped children in the Chia Seed Learning Center create STEAM courses. The children learned group challenges, social interaction and collaboration, and executive function skills.
He also has ESL teaching experience in Cambodia from grades 5 to 12, and has extensive educational experience in student cooperation.

Hans was also an excellent tennis player. In his spare time, Hans also likes to teach his students to play tennis and soccer.


Classroom Teacher

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

Master of Arts in Teaching English

2020 -2021


Huzhou UniversityHuzhou

Bachelor of Arts in English,

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

2015 -2019

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Jing has 14 years of teaching experience in the field of music, and the students she has taught range widely in ages from 4 years to 60+ years. She can play piano, accordion, and electronic keyboard, which helped her to interact and play with the children by playing instruments and singing songs. Jing joined Chia Seed in 2021. She is good at using keyboards and rhythms to lead children to explore sensory development and learn Chinese.

In the past two years, Jing has studied early childhood education and integrated music into early childhood education. Jing believes that the combination of music and Chinese learning can not only cultivate children's musical ability, but also create a good environment and atmosphere for children's growth.

Lan Jin is from Zhejiang, China. She is a diligent and outgoing person. Jin has abundant experience in education working with student from pre-k-6th grade students in China. Her past work experience include instructing English alphabet to six kindergarteners and assessing the students’ progress through the program, helping kindergarteners with their homework in winter break, and being responsible for ensuring that 2nd grade students fully comprehended the homework assignment. Her dream is to become a teacher after graduation. She has always loved meeting various students and learning about them. That’s the reason why she  chose English Education as her major in her undergraduate school and she has earned English teacher’s certification before she graduated. In order to make her a qualified teacher, she decided to go abroad for further education when she was a sophomore. Now she just graduated from USC MAT TESOL master program this December. During her master program, I was also an intern in International Academy to observe my host teachers and had classes with those students as well. She was also working in the TESOL Club as a secretary which helped increase her working experience in connecting with teachers and students.

Jin is also an excellent piano player. She have been playing the piano for more than 10 years, and she have passed The Level 10 Certification of Piano when I she in grade 6. Also, in her spare time, she’d like to listen to the music, especially K-pop, reading books, and watch movies as well.

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